MIKE ANDERSONa fine arts major and former art instructor currently works in his Rockport Texas studio making functional and decorative pottery. His work is displayed at the Rockport Center for the Arts, and Port Aransas Art Center. potterypostings.blogspot.com
V. CHINborn in Thailand, trained in Japan and practicing his craft in Seabrook, TX strives to make “good” ceramics. Known for his quaint depiction of frogs on his pottery, his work is internationally exhibited. www.vchingallery.com
KAREN CRUCEhas been working with clay for over 20 years. Inspired by nature’s colors, her pieces are both functional and beautiful. This is Karen’s first year at the Bountiful Bowl. www.karencrucepottery.com
ROSS DE LA GARZAis a 7th generation Texan who grew up along the coastline in Corpus Christ. He began making whimsical clay fish over 20 years ago. Each of his fish is unique in design and expression with just the right amount of levity and whimsy. www.phishross.com
MONICA FRANKLINworks from the OYSTER PLATE COVE STUDIO here in Rockport. With over 30 years experience she has instructed children in working with clay.
CINDY FUQUAis a potter from Alba. The graceful forms and flowing lines of her works make her functional and decorative pottery a favorite of art lovers. Cindy imbues her pottery with a positive life energy that charges its surroundings. www.cindythepotter.com
MARY GLEDITSCH, one of our original Bountiful Bowl potters throws and hand-builds stoneware often embellished with piercings and rich textures inspired by nature’s beauty. Mary’s uses deep and inviting colors making each of her pieces unique and inviting.
MIKE GRAFAlives in Austin, where he works at his studio and teaches at Austin Community College. Mike's work has been exhibited throughout the southwest in galleries and art shows.
AL & JENI HOEKSEMAbegan their business JUS'CUZ in 2000. They make high fired stoneware and delicately carved one of a kind sculpture in their Hill Country studio. www.juscuzpottery.com
CHRIS & CAROL HOUGHTONare Rockport Texas potters who work out of their studio OYSTER PLATE COVE, One Hermitage Drive. Pieces are also available at www.AlohaCarolAnn.Etsy.com.
SHIKHA JOSHIestablished her studio in Round Rock in 2003. Joshi's pieces are a fine balance between aesthetics and function—functional forms enhanced by elaborate surface embellishments. Her pots are wheel thrown, her designs drawn free hand and then carved without templates. Her pieces have won multiple prizes at the Bountiful Bowl Pottery Fair. www.potterybyshikha.com
AMY LANCASTERa Houston potter creates pieces inspired by her love of the ocean. www.amylancasterpottery.com
LUCAS McCAIN’s pottery is always moving towards quietness and simplicity. Both tradition and generosity appeal to him and have a way of shaping his work. In 2001 Lucas earned a degree in studio ceramics from the University of Wyoming. Since 2004 Lucas has maintained his pottery studio in Fort Worth, TX where he lives with his wife and 3 daughters. He hopes that his pots will gently become a part of your daily life. www.twicebornpottery.com
BOBBIE McCREAcreates pottery that reflects her love for Japanese art. Bobbie wshe owns and operates in Lake Travis with her daughter Megan. Along with Raku, they work in high fire stoneware and porcelain clays with glazes formulated from raw materials. www.northshorepottery.com
LES MITCHELLproduces and sells his pieces at Towne Potter Studio in Mineola TX. www.LesMitchell.com
ROY ODOM & CINDI WILLS “SoulFlame Pottery”Fort Worth, TX have worked together since 2005. Roy works the wheel and Cindi handbuilds pieces that art “artsy” functional as well as figurative. www.soulflamepottery.com
VICKY PHILLIPSmoved from Hollywood California to the Hill Country and rediscovered her love for clay. Known as “Mud Magic Art” her works are hand-thrown and nature inspired. It is her first appearance at the Bountiful Bowl. Her wares are sold on Etsy. www.mudmagicart.com
JIM BOB SALAZAR's works reflect commercial training merged with styles of Frank Lloyd Wright and oriental packaging. Jim Bob is the recipient of many impressive awards from prestigious shows throughout the U.S. His pieces are sold locally at The Rockport Center for the Arts, Maison Et Jardin, or visit him on-line at jimbobsalazar.blogspot.com
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